State Blood Transfusion Council

SIKKIM STATE BLOOD TRANSFUSION COUNCIL

  1. Brief details of the Scheme with Organizational details.

The Sikkim State Blood Transfusion Council (SSBTC) was set up during the year 1996 on a directive of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. It is an autonomous organization, registered as a society under the Societies Act and functions in accordance with the guidelines received from the National Blood Transfusion Council, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of India, from time to time. The office of the Council, as per the guidelines, is located in the STNM Hospital Complex, Gangtok which is the premier hospital in the state. In accordance with the bye-laws of the Council, the Project Director of Sikkim State AIDS Control Society is also the Director of Council who looks after day to day functioning of the council to achieve the aims and objectives of the Council as set forth in the Memorandum of Association of the Council as well as guidelines of the Council.

A. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE COUNCIL.

The aims and objective of the council are:

  1. To build up adequate blood banking services in the state including provision of trained/ qualified manpower.
  2. To provide financial support for Blood Donor Motivators, Blood Bank Doctors, and NGOs for organizing Blood Donation Camps, as per NACO guidelines.
  3. To educate and motivate people about blood donation on a Voluntary basis.
  4. To provide adequate encouragement to voluntary donors.
  5. To enforce quality control of blood in all its facets of collection distribution and storage.
  6. To make available high quality blood and blood components in adequate quantity to all users.
  7. To ensure wide usage of blood components – Rational use of blood.
  8. To expand voluntary and replacement donor bases so as to phase out professional blood donors.
  9. To provide minimum possible facilities for blood collection, storage and testing in all Government Blood Banks.
  10. To ensure the awareness of clinicians and blood bank staff on the advantages of the blood donation.
  11. To increase public awareness about the risks in using blood from commercial Blood Banks and professional donors and the harmless of blood donation.
  12. To build a powerful voluntary blood donation movement to augment supplies to safe quality blood and blood components.
  13. To introduce screening procedure to minimize the danger of transmissible diseases like AIDS, Hepatitis, etc.

As on record Professional Blood Donors have been totally eliminated in the State. The Council has been making concerted efforts, in collaboration with the Clinicians, NGOs, and other agencies to achieve, 100 percent Voluntary Blood donation as fixed by NACO.

B.ORGANIZATIONAL SET-UP

The Council has a Governing Body with the followings Members:-

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Name, Address and Occupation of the Member

Designation  in the Council

1.

Secretary, HC, HS, and Family Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim.

President

2.  

Principal Director, HC, HS, FW Department

Member

3.  

Licensing Authority, Drug Control.

Member

4.  

Addl.Secretary/Addl. Director, Finance Revenue & Expenditure Department.

Member

5.  

Sr. Blood Bank Officer STNM Hospital Gangtok

Member

6.  

Sr.Blood Bank Officer General Hospital Namchi

Member

7.  

In-charge Blood Bank, C.R.H. Tadong

Member

8.  

Medical Superintendent S.M.I.M.S. Tadong

Member

9.  

Project Director Sikkim State AIDS Control Society (SSACS)

Director & Member Secretary

10.      

One representative , Indian Red Cross Society, Sikkim Branch

Member

11.      

State Liaison Officer, National Service Scheme (N.S.S), Sikkim Branch

Member

12.      

President, United Christian Welfare Society.

Member

13.      

Medical Superintendent, STNM Hospital

Member

 Manpower sanction strength and in position .

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Designation

Sanction Strength

In Position

Remarks

1.

Director (Ex-Officio post)

Member Secretary of the Council cum Signatory of the Council

Yes

 

2.

Deputy,Director (Technical/Medical)
(Ex-Officio post)

 

Yes

 

3.

Assistant Director( Administration) (Ex-Officio post)

 

Yes

 

4.

Office Assistant(Regular Employee)

 

Yes

 

5.

PEON (Regular Employee)

 

yes

 

D. ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT:

As per directive of the government of India and also accordance with rules of the council, the accounts of the council are audited annually by the firm of Chartered Accountants who is on the approved panel of the National Blood Transfusion Council. Audited statement of Accounts along with utilization certificate duly prepared by the Chartered Account of the Council are forwarded regularly each year to the Government of India as well as the State Government.

Audited statement of the Accounts is also placed before the Governing Body of the Council in its annual Meeting, which is held annually, for discussion and approval of the Governing Body.

  1. Budgetary Support and Expenditure:

As per the directive of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, the expenditure for running   of the council is met out of the Grants-In-Aid provided by the Government of India and State Government on 50:50 sharing basi

 Financial achievement and expenditure done during financial year 2020-21

Total Budget Recived

Total Expenditure

Balance available

Remarks

Rs.11,51,765.00

Rs.11,36.881.00

Rs,14,884.00

 

 2. Physical target vis-a-vis achievement made during the year 2020-21.

The physical and financial target achieved by the council during the year under have been in consistence with the Annual Action Plan for the year, Brief details of the achievement are given below-

Target given by NACO for Sikkim State for Voluntary Blood donation 2020-21

Target given

Target Achieved

Percentage 

6000 unit

6762 unit

112.70%

Voluntary Target

 

 

5400 unit

4678 unit

86.63%

Annual Action Plan 2021-22.

Activities to be under taken during the financial year 2021-22

  1. Observation of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day,World Blood Donors Day & Youth Day By the Council with Collorabition of Sikkim SACS, NGOs Govt. Blood Banks, Schools and various Institution/Organization in the state, as per the guidelines for current financial year given by NACO to Sikkim State.
  2. Trying to achived the target of 100% Voluntary Blood Donation target fixed by the NACO in each NACO supported Blood Bank of the state on the basis of their blood collection and supply in the year 2020-21.
  3. Holding Blood Donation Camps from time to time in different parts of the state as per need of blood in different months of the year.
  4. E.C. Campaign/Blood Donors Motivation camps to augment Voluntary Blood Donation movement, Extensive use of Electronic and print media, like use of banners, booklets, pamphlets advertisement on Voluntary Blood Donation in Local News papers, periodicals, City cables, AIR, FM, Hoardings, Zingles sponsored programmes, Video spots and play etc.
  5. Finalization of data base and updating the directory of Voluntary Blood Donation in each blood bank in the state. Also to computerize the directory in collaboration with information and technology department.
  6. Strict monitoring of implementation of “National blood policy “by all the blood banks functioning in the state and all other concerned. Supervisory visits to these blood banks to check the adherence to rules.
  7. Holding of CME Programme for doctors/ paramedical and other users of blood with emphasis on Blood Safety, Rational use of Blood Component in collaboration with SSACS.
  8. Orientation training like C.M.E/seminars/workshop and conference of Doctors/Technicians/Sisters of Blood Bank, drug inspectors etc, on Blood Safety to all the blood banks in the state.
  9. Provision of counselling services to all the blood banks in the state.
  10. Utilization of infrastructure of department of HC, HS, & FW Department to upgrade    the transfusion services in the state.
  11. Motivation of eligible target group i.e. youth for Voluntary Blood Donation in school and colleges through N.S.S. G.Os like Red Cross Society Sikkim Branch, Nehru Yuva Kendra R.R.Cs and others (F.B.Os) and Social organization (C.B.O’s). Also through the uniformed organization like S.A.P, and I.T.B.P etc.

FINANCIAL OUTLAY (2020-21)

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Component

Sub-Component                                     AMOUNT (Rs.)

Grand Total

01.

Salaries of Staff (Administrative)

Full Time Employees

1.   Office Assistant    Rs.29,625 X 12=3,55,500.00

2.   Peon     Rs.23000 X12=2,76,000.00

Total =                             Rs.6,31,500.00                           

Allowance @10.5% in total salary of 6,31,500/- =66,307/-

 

 

 

 

 

Rs.6,97,807.00

02.

Office Expense

  1. Stationery:- Rs.60,000.00
  2. Miscellaneous Expenditure:-            

        a. Impress Account:-Rs.10,000.00

        b.)Office Maintenance=50,000.00

           Total       Rs.70,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rs.1,20,000.00

03.

IEC Programme

1.   Printing  of IEC Materials i.e. Leaflets, Pamphlets, Stickers, Posters, Donor Card, Certificates, Hoardings, ect:- 

2.   Advertisement of Voluntary Blood Donation /Motivation Awareness Programme throughout Sikkim through:- 1.  Local TV Channel, Radio,Seminars, Work Shop Local News Paper,FM.

 

Rs.10,00,000.00

A.

Observance of National Voluntary Blood donation Day and World Blood Donor Day in All the Blood Banks in the State

                                                                                    

 Rs.2,00,000.00                                           

 

 

 Rs.2,00,000.00

 

B.

CME/ Orientation Training /Conference

                                                                                    

 Rs.200,000.00

 

 Rs.2,00,000.00

04.

Promotion Of Voluntary Blood donation day

                                                                                     Target 64 VBD Camps. Total Collection per Camp is 100 unit. 6400 unit VBD collection for 2021-22. Per Camp Rs.10,000.00 X 64=Rs.6,40,000.00

 

Rs.6,40,000.00

05.

Total Funds Required during the financial year 2020-21

                                                                                 

 

Rs.28,57,807.00

 

 Total fund required by SBTC for financial year 2021-22 is Rs28,57,807.00(Twenty Eight Lakhs Fifty seven Thousand Eight Hundred and Seven ) only